Baby names

I’m a kindergarten teacher in rural Missouri – the strangest kid names I’ve seen at my school, including a ‘hamster’ one

OFTENTIMES the people we encounter have names connected to their cultural background or family, and some can be common and others are more obscure. A kindergarten teacher in rural Missouri listed the strangest kid names she’s come across at her school, including one that sounds […]

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I gave my baby a traditional American name but now I absolutely hate it – I only noticed an awkward connection later

AFTER two parents signed their son’s birth certificate, someone pointed out their son’s name matched that of a prominent American figure. Combining two family names together, the end result was an embarrassingly familiar pairing – but luckily, the child goes by a completely different moniker. […]

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